Mobile app now offers nearby charging options

We wished for it last week and it’s become a reality. Tesla’s mobile app now offers nearby charging options including stalls available and nearby destination charging. Beautiful!

Read more: TMC Forum


First look at Enhanced Anti-Theft system

Alvin Shen shared his experience after buying the $350 hardware upgrade with Electrek. According to the MX Tesla owner, a mobile technician was sent to do the installation, which lasted about an hour. It seems like it could potentially be problematic with ‘pet mode’, but other than that the system is working fine.

Read more: Electrek


Tesla offering free cancellations

Federal tax credit is dropping by $3,750 in 3 weeks and Tesla is offering full refunds if you get in the waitlist for cancellations or display cars and you can’t get it this year. No excuses :) If you end up deciding on buying and we’ve helped you in any way, please consider using our referral code http://ts.la/ignacio9266

Read more: Twitter


Tesla halts center screen replacements

The main reason being Tesla has a new screen in the works that will permanently resolve this on going issue with yellow bending. It’d be really cool if this were true, since this seems to be a pretty common problem.

Read more: TMC Forum


Tesla is already testing traffic lights, stop signs & roundabouts

According to Elon’s tweet your Tesla will soon be able to go from your garage at home to parking at work with no driver input at all. Hard to believe, but they’re already tsting traffic lights, stop signs and roundabouts in development software.

Read more: Twitter


How does the resale value of Tesla’s Model S hold up?

A recent report from venture capital firm Loup Ventures found that the depreciation of Tesla’s MS compares quite favorably with that of other vehicles in its class (Tesla Model S loses 28% of its value vs. Mercedes S-class ~36%, and BMW 7 Series 40%). Not that we’re planning on selling our MS any time soon, but lucky us :)

Read more: Evannex


How to open a frozen frameless window door using a card


What the acronym?

As Tesla fan, I find myself sometimes having to remember what are all those acronyms, here is a list of the ones you can find in this issue.

  • MX - Model X
  • MS - Model S
  • PIN - Personal Identification Number

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